We recently added some new (but old) items to our prop collection. New to our collection but old in that we purchased them from Goodwill. Continue reading →
Image of the Week
This week we shot formal corporate head shots of our Executive Leadership Team (ELT). Continue reading →
Once a year there is a Photo Expo and trade show at the Javits Center in NYC. Danielle and I try to go every year to see the new products and technology. This year there were a couple of new popular products. Sony came out with a new consumer videocamera that shoots 3d movies. Very cool camera and reasonably priced.
Pizza is a difficult food item to shoot, so cutting a slice out of that pizza can really kick things up a notch. Shooting a pizza slice actually starts the “old-school” design way. Pencil to paper. Literally tracing the pizza’s shape, cutting out the slice shape to create a template for the set. Continue reading →
This stop motion video was produced to be part of a collective tribute video shown at a dinner honoring Daymon Worldwide’s co-founder Milt Sender. Our video team spent about a 1/2 hour with the entire Daymon Design group instructing them “step-by-step” (pun intended). The stills were shot with a Canon 1Ds Mark III & we strung the 200 plus stills in an after effects timeline to edit & render the final video. To see more of the Daymon Design’s video work click here.
These may look like fruit, but in the world of food photography these are tools of the trade. Sometimes we just can’t get a fruit or vegetable when it’s in season. When that’s the case we turn to Trengove Studios in New York City. They specialize in creating fake food items that look incredibly real. Each one is handcrafted so they all look slightly different.
Usually I talk about Images that show whats going on in the Imagery & Digital Teams world. This week though, when I thought about what Image to share, the one that kept coming to me was that of Steve Jobs. Continue reading →
Have you ever stopped to look at what’s in the background of a photo? In the photo studio we do this a lot. Yes we do use online royalty free backgrounds from sites like www.shutterstock.com & www.istockphoto.com but sometimes the best way to get the background you want is to shoot it yourself.